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Desperately seeking trustworthy news

August 3, 2015

Maybe I’m desperate for trustworthy news, and progress in that direction, but possibly good news surfaced recently, that I missed on first reading. First, yes, I’m very much, and only a news consumer, and want to respect the boundary between consumer and news professional. I just want news I can trust. Several months ago I… Read more »

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Why a NYT Editor Left Her Job to Start the News Site Kicker

July 29, 2015

Kicker is a news website that helps you get up to speed easily by making news digestible, engaging, and actionable. They’re one of the women-led startups who came in 3rd place for the Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition. Holly Ojalvo and Lisa Vehrenkamp, Kicker Cofounders, are the real deal. Kicker provides helpful explanations on the… Read more »

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craigconnects.org 2.0 — Better, nerdier

July 23, 2015

Folks, many of you may know that I don't tend to change things that are working just fine. You may have noticed this from all the change that's happened to craigslist over the years. (yes, the Mrs. reminds me I'm not as funny as I think I am…) My team, however, finally convinced me that… Read more »

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4 Women-led Startups Disrupting Travel

July 16, 2015

Hey, I travel quite a bit. I travel for public service and philanthropy, not business; I haven't been in craigslist management since 2000. (I hear that people travel for "pleasure" or on "vacation," which I understand are mythological concepts.) It's always nice to see new apps and startups that make traveling less of a hassle,… Read more »

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Did you know that only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups? Here’s why funding women startups is a really good idea.

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How much money do crowdfunding campaigns raise on average for nonprofits? What are best practices for doing crowdfunding right?

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We teamed up with Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies to poll 1,000+ American adults about their experience with online harassment. The results may surprise you.

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